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Who Will Blink First on Credit Card Swipe Fees?

Who Will Blink First on Credit Card Swipe Fees?

If you’re going shopping this weekend, and paying with a credit card – watch out. Beginning Sunday, stores can charge you extra for it. Under the terms of a settlement reached last year, stores will have the option of adding a surcharge for credit card payments – passing the cost that they already pay to the credit card companies, on[Read More…]

Friday, January 25, 2013, 3:10 PM Grocery & Retail News
Loyal to Digital Coupons, Without a Loyalty Card: Meijer Marks Millionth mPerks Member

Loyal to Digital Coupons, Without a Loyalty Card: Meijer Marks Millionth mPerks Member

For years, store loyalty cards were lonely. Their only purpose in life seemed to be to give you access to sale prices, while non-card holding suckers had to pay full price. Then along came digital coupons, and it was love at first sight. The marriage of loyalty cards and digital coupons seemed a given – the cards were a convenient[Read More…]

Thursday, January 24, 2013, 10:14 PM Coupons In The News
Save Money, Save Lives – and Get a Pink Pumpkin, Too

Save Money, Save Lives – and Get a Pink Pumpkin, Too

Many products in your local grocery store are about to turn pink – and that could produce some green, to help fight breast cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and many manufacturers produce special pink packaging this time of year, to signify that they’re donating money to the cause. And coupon companies and grocery stores are getting into[Read More…]

Monday, October 1, 2012, 1:43 PM Coupons In The News
How Social Is Your Supermarket?

How Social Is Your Supermarket?

Sure, you like your local grocery store, but have you “liked” them? A roundup of the most and least popular grocery retailers on social media sites (see the full list below) can yield some interesting insights, though it also shows that “likes” aren’t necessarily everything. Florida-based Publix was recently criticized (in “Frozen & Refrigerated Buyer” magazine) for being “technology-challenged”: “Yes,[Read More…]

Monday, September 24, 2012, 2:45 PM Grocery & Retail News
Get Your Milk, Bread – and a New Outfit – at Kroger!

Get Your Milk, Bread – and a New Outfit – at Kroger!

If Walmart and Target can invade supermarkets’ territory by offering groceries, then Kroger is saying, right back atcha. The country’s largest traditional grocery chain is experimenting with offering shoes and clothes alongside its meat and produce. The test is taking place at a Kroger Marketplace store in Mansfield, Ohio. The Marketplace concept debuted in Columbus in 2004, with a 109,000-square-foot[Read More…]

Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 1:23 PM Grocery & Retail News
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